California Police Release Video of Deadly Shooting

Carlos Mejia, 44, was fatally shot by Salinas police after allegedly lunging at them with garden shears.
1:16 | 05/23/14

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for California Police Release Video of Deadly Shooting
Some angry demonstrations in a Latino community of Salinas California following three fatal police shootings of Hispanic man in the past month. On Thursday police release video of an incident earlier this week between two officers and men carrying garden shears police -- the man. Broke into a home threatened a woman. And exposed himself responding to a 911 call two officers made numerous attempts to get the man to drop -- -- According to -- Salinas police chief the man turned towards the police before they fired killing him. Deep -- -- -- you'll see is you'll come up until turned back towards the officer. It is the third fatal shooting by the Salinas police department in the past month all three shot. Or Hispanic Chris stolen as an attorney for one of the men killed. I know for the Latino community -- the fact that all three have been shot or Latino that's a big factor for them because they feel that they are. Being treated differently. They feel that they they are all being subject to being shot for being Latino Salinas police chief Karen McMillan says his department is now investigating the latest shooting. And we'll turn -- findings over to the FBI and the Department of Justice for review authorities are also hoping that upcoming community meetings will ease tensions.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":23848883,"title":"California Police Release Video of Deadly Shooting","duration":"1:16","description":"Carlos Mejia, 44, was fatally shot by Salinas police after allegedly lunging at them with garden shears.","section":"US","mediaType":"Default"}